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8 Home Remedies To Remove Acne Scars

How To Remove Acne Scars At Home?

We all get acne or already have the scars of acne. Sure we can go to the local chemist and apply one of many synthetically made treatments. But what about just turning to the kitchen cupboard at home.

The following foods can be effectively used to not only remove acne and scaring but also to give your skin a healthy glow!

Home Remedies For Acne Scars

#1. Apple Cider Vinegar

Dilute apple cider vinegar with water and apply to skin area by dabbing with cotton wool not directly or undiluted.

apple cider vinegar

#2. Aloe Vera Leaf

Peel the outermost layer of the leaf to get to the gel substance underneath. This is what you use by applying just a little to the skin area each day.

If this process of extracting gel from a leaf is too much of a hassle in your busy day you can buy ready made packs of Aloe Vera. After a few days not only will the acne have gone but your skin will glow more radiantly.

aloe vera

#3. Lemon Juice

This applies in two ways. Drinking lemon juice can produce good skin. Alternatively cut open a few lemons, squeeze out the juice. Then dip cotton wool into the lemon juice and apply to the acne affected area. Leave for on for quite some time and avoid going out into the sun. Then rinse off with cold water.

The acne scars will have been bleached. Long-term energy is a great natural skin cleanser due to its acidic properties which produces collagen required by healthy skin.

lemon juice

#4. Neem Leaf

The neem leaf is rubbed over the acne or other blemished area (ringworm marks or eczema). An added benefit of Neem leaf is its toxin removal properties hence its usage in ringworm.

Neem leaf

#5. Olive Oil

Not only is this a miracle oil in your diet keeping cholesterol low and your heart healthy but it also can be used to give you better looking skin!

To remove acne and keep it at bay simply massage olive oil into the area with acne. This will soften the texture of your skin and your acne will be less pronounced.

olive oil

#6. Cucumber

Yes, that is right that vegetable or fruit as some would say that you add to a salad. You can cut slices and simply apply to acne area. Also cucumber slices have long been known to reduce the bagginess or black shadows under eyes by placing them over the eyelids (when lying down!).


#7. Drink Water

Water is a removal of waste and toxins. Acne and other blemishes are a display of skin toxins. Drinking lots of water has been shown to have overall benefits to the skin, especially the face and that is where acne often appears.

drink water

#8. Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea tree essential oil is also an anti-fungal liquid. This can be applied directly to the acne or blemished area in small quantities.

tea tree

Having covered the home remedies for how to remove acne it is worth briefly mentioning how you can prevent them in the first place.

The main preventative measures are a healthy diet, not too heavy in high fat, sugars or processed foods. Also make sure you have a regular facial to rejuvenate your face skin by getting rid of dead cells (exfoliation).

If you don’t go to get a facial done officially apply exfoliator and home masks to reduce impurities in your skin. This will reduce the incidence of acne and pimples.

Also simply washing your face a couple of times daily with cold fresh, clean water will help remove dead cells and also any dirt. It is the build up of dirt in the skin pores that also leads to pimples.

The great thing about using home made remedies for treating your skin is you know they are 100% natural, so a natural thing for your body. They are also much cheaper than buying one of the many magical solutions available in any chemist.

Once you have gotten the pimples and acne under control you can watch you diet, your facial regime (daily) and take more preventative action. That way when you have an important job interview or date you won’t be concerned about your facial appearance, it will be acne and pimple-free and glowing with health!

Whether you are a male or a female you should try and treat yourself to one of these spas a few times a year. It will officially exfoliate your skin to keep acne and blemishes away, they play cool music and it is so relaxing!

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